Resources & News

ESSAY FORMATTING & GUIDELINES_MS. THOMAS’ ENGLISH CLASSES

“Flowers for Algernon”

A History of Mental Institutions

25 Scary Science Experiments

Milgram Obedience Study

 

News Links

KidsPost from The Washington Post

Time for Kids

The Learning Network from The New York Times

NewsHourExtra from PBS

CBBC from BBC News

National Geographic

Channel One News

Newsmap - A visual collage of ever-changing news headlines featured on Google News

 

Research Paper Resources

MLA Style Aid – EXCELLENT resource

MLA Citation Style & Management - Cornell University

MLA Worksheet: Practice Works Cited Page - Google Doc (Copy and paste in a NEW doc & share)

Database Resource Sites - EXCELLENT

Database Resource Sites (categorized)

CIA World Factbook

FBI.gov

Astronomy link

WWF Endangered Animals

 

Top Government Shutdown Stories

Washington Post – 1995 Shutdown Facts

Washington Post – Gov’t Shutdown

BBC – Gov’t Shutdown

BBC – Gov’t Shutdown – Who is affected?

NY Times – Gov’t Shutdown

CNN – Gov’t Shutdown

Fox News – Gov’t Shutdown

 

Word Manipulations!

Tagxedo – Generates shapes and clouds from text you enter

Wordle – Generates shapes and clouds from text you enter

Visuwords – Shows a visual map of definitions, antonyms, synonyms, etc.